New York (HedgeCo.net) – Ogier Cayman was named “Best Offshore Law Firm” at the HFMWeek U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards, which were handed out on 13 October 2011 in New York.
“This award is particularly special for Ogier Cayman as we take significant pride in the level and quality of our service to clients,” said Peter Cockhill, managing partner, Ogier Cayman and head of Ogier’s global investment funds practice. “To receive an award from the U.S. hedge fund community recognising our high levels of client service is a strong endorsement of our relentless focus in this area. I want to congratulate everyone on our team for their contributions that allowed us to receive this important recognition.”
The judging criteria for the award included a review of quantitative and qualitative factors, including year-to-date financial performance (June 2010-June 2011), as well as a detailed look by the judging committee at entrants’ business volatility, risk management, track record and quality of service as indicated through client feedback.
“It was an honour for me to accept this award on behalf of Ogier among our competitors and peers in New York,” said Angus Davison, partner in Ogier Cayman’s investment funds practice who attended the event along with Julie Twinn, managing associate. “To be the winner in our category among such a high calibre of finalists sends a clear message about the strength and depth of Ogier Cayman’s offering to the U.S. alternative investment community.”
The HFMWeek Award follows numerous honours the firm has received in 2011, including: the Destaques 2011 ‘Offshore Legal Excellence Award’ for Ogier’s work on behalf of Brazilian clients or international clients investing in Brazil; the Finance Monthly 2011 Law Awards ‘Insolvency Firm of the Year;’ the Lawyers World 2011 Law Awards ‘Private Funds Law Firm of the Year;’ the International Law Office (ILO) ‘Client Choice Award’ and; the Hedgeweek Award for ‘Best Offshore Law Firm.’